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Farm sale, Whitecleave

Farm sale, Whitecleave Burrington, 15 October 1974 More like this

Boys arranging church flowers

Boys arranging church flowers Chittlehampton Church, April 1982 More like this

Loading fertilizer into a cob barn

Loading fertilizer into a cob barn High Bickington, April 1976 More like this

Bill Cooke in Colehouse yard

Bill Cooke in Colehouse yard near, Riddlecombe, April 1975 More like this

Repairing the reedcomber

Repairing the reedcomber Spittle, Chulmleigh, August 1989 More like this

Cow and calf shortly after birth

Cow and calf shortly after birth Nethercott, Iddesleigh, January 1977 More like this

Harepath

Harepath Beaford, June 1986 More like this

Cock standing on flowerpots

Cock standing on flowerpots Hole Farm, Black Torrington, May 1974 More like this

Baptist Chapel with life size portrait...

Baptist Chapel with life size portrait... Baptist Chapel,..., 6 June 1977 More like this

Carnival float: Witches of Bideford,1682

Carnival float: Witches of Bideford,1682 Bideford, September 1973 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

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